9 Aug 2017

Full-Time Production Line Setter / Equipment Technician

Jurox – Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia

Job Description

Jurox require a “Production Line Setter / Equipment Technician” in Hunter Valley NSW:

We are seeking a self motivated individual with experience ideally in the food, cosmetic or pharmaceutical industry to join our production team in the Operations division. The principal purpose of the role will be to set up and stage filling lines, packaging lines and tablet compression equipment, as well as setting up work centres to meet the weekly production schedule. This will include pull down and assembly of filling, manufacturing and packaging equipment, so a good mechanical aptitude will be essential. This role would suit a person with a high mechanical aptitude, or qualified Fitter & Turner, electrical trade, or an experienced trades’ assistant (TA). This is a permanent full-time position based at our head office in Rutherford, in the Hunter Valley.

Role responsibilities

  • Production machinery Set Ups & Adjustments: Mechanical set-up procedures according to production requirements / procedures.
  • Staging of lines (equipment and materials) ahead of scheduled production.
  • Providing timely assistance with regards to machinery breakdowns as the first point of contact.
  • Identifying, co-ordinating and implementing improvements to equipment set-ups and procedures, line operation and equipment WHS.
  • Preventative maintenance of manufacturing and packaging equipment and maintaining related records
  • Improve and maintain the storage of production equipment and tools.
  • Multi-tasking a variety of activities occurring at the same time in the job to ensure correct and smooth operation of production lines
  • Demonstrated commitment to WHS

Skills and Experience:

To be considered for this role, you will have a high mechanical aptitude with the ability to troubleshoot processing equipment. Highly desirable (but not essential) is a mechanically qualified fitter, electrical trade, or have a minimum of 3 years’ experience as a trades’ assistant in a light to medium industrial work place environment. During the interview, the successful candidate will need to be able to provide detailed examples related to their experience and results of their work and demonstrate the ability to remain calm whilst working through multiple tasks and deadlines. Other requirements include:

  • Previous experience within a production environment
  • Good time management and strong problem solving skills.
  • Basic knowledge of pneumatics
  • Proactive, team player, and a drive to succeed and improve productivity
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with Production team leaders, operators and management.

Your Application

If your experience, skills and educational qualifications fits this profile, please submit your application including your salary expectations to: hr@jurox.com.au quoting position number MB17037. Further information about Jurox can be found on the website: www.jurox.com.au

Previous applicants and applicants with allergies to Penicillin or Peanut Oil need not apply


Only those with the right to work in Australia need apply

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Job Categories: Manufacturing. Job Types: Full-Time. Occupation: Technicians and Trade Workers.

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